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Texans | Make coaching announcements

Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:04:09 -0800

The Houston Texans announced the rest of their coaching staff Thursday, Feb. 6, and that staff will not include an offensive coordinator. Jim Bernhardt (Director of Football Research), John Butler (secondary), Doug Colman (assistant special teams), Paul Dunn (offensive line), Craig Fitzgerald (head strength and conditioning), George Godsey (quarterbacks), Sean Hayes (assistant strength and conditioning), Stan Hixon (wide receivers), Tim Kelly (offensive quality control), Will Lawing (defensive quality control), Charles London (running backs), Anthony Midget (assistant secondary), John Perry (tight ends), Anthony Pleasant (assistant strength and conditioning) and Mike Vrabel (linebackers).

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Patriots | Chandler Jones racking up the sacks

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:41:42 -0800

New England Patriots SS Chandler Jones has 11.5 sacks this season, the most for the Patriots since Mike Vrabel's 12.5 in 2007.

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Texans | Mike Vrabel joining coaching staff

Thu, 09 Jan 2014 15:26:29 -0800

The Houston Texans have hired Ohio State assistant coach Mike Vrabel to be their linebackers coach.

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NFL | Lockout isn't why Mike Vrabel retired

Tue, 12 Jul 2011 23:46:45 -0700

Former Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel said Tuesday, July 12, that his decision to retire and join the Ohio State coaching staff as linebackers coach wasn't due to the lockout. "I thought in January when we lost to the (Baltimore Ravens) that I had played my last down in the NFL," Vrabel said. "Whether the league resumed in March, I don't know if I would have felt any better or any worse, but I'm comfortable with this decision."

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Chiefs | Mike Vrabel announces retirement

Mon, 11 Jul 2011 07:45:08 -0700

Updating a previous item, Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent LB Mike Vrabel announced his retirement Monday, July 11. Vrabel is joining the Ohio State coaching staff as linebackers coach.

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Chiefs | Mike Vrabel expected to retire, take coaching job

Sun, 10 Jul 2011 13:23:02 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent LB Mike Vrabel is expected to retire in order to take an assistant coaching job at Ohio State.

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Chiefs | Mike Vrabel wants to continue career

Sat, 18 Jun 2011 12:30:05 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent LB Mike Vrabel said he wants to continue his playing career and will be looking to sign with a team once free agency begins.

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Chiefs | Mike Vrabel posts bond

Tue, 05 Apr 2011 11:03:13 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel was released from jail after posting a $600 bond Monday, April 4, after being arrested on a Class D felony charge, according to ESPN.com. "It was an unfortunate misunderstanding, and I take full responsibility for the miscommunication," Vrabel said. "I feel comfortable that after talking with the appropriate parties, we will resolve this matter."

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Chiefs | Mike Vrabel arrested

Mon, 04 Apr 2011 14:40:40 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel was arrested Monday, April 4, on a Class D felony charge at a casino in Indiana, reports KMBC.com. The incident involved bottles of alcohol taken from a casino eatery.

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Chiefs | Vrabel contract details

Fri, 05 Mar 2010 13:59:05 -0800

Updating a previous report, Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel signed a one-year deal worth $1.6 million in base salary, according to a source. He will also receive a $1.425 million roster bonus.

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Chiefs | Vrabel agreed to one-year deal

Thu, 04 Mar 2010 21:49:17 -0800

Updating a previous item, Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel agreed to terms on a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Chiefs | Vrabel signed contract extension

Thu, 04 Mar 2010 12:34:18 -0800

KCChiefs.com reports the Kansas City Chiefs have signed LB Mike Vrabel to a contract extension. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Chiefs | Vrabel still believes he has some years left

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 07:25:11 -0800

Albert Breer, of the Boston Globe, reports Neil Cornrich, agent for Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent LB Mike Vrabel, said Vrabel believes he will be able to play a few more seasons. "He feels he has a number of productive seasons left, he loves playing in the NFL, he loves the game. He'll probably continue with it in another capacity after he's done playing, but he wants to continue as a player, as long as he can a team win games," Cornrich said.

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Chiefs | Could re-sign Vrabel, M. Brown

Mon, 15 Feb 2010 15:19:03 -0800

Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports the Kansas City Chiefs could re-sign impending free-agent LB Mike Vrabel and FS Mike Brown during the offseason if the prices are right.

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Chiefs | Vrabel hopes to re-sign

Wed, 06 Jan 2010 14:14:24 -0800

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel said he hopes to re-sign with team during the offseason. He said there is a desire by both sides to get a new deal done.

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Chiefs | Two practice in full Friday, questionable for Week 13

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 12:47:53 -0800

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs OG Andy Alleman (knee) and LB Mike Vrabel (knee) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 4. Both are listed as questionable for Week 13 and are expected to be available.

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Chiefs | Vrabel practices in full Thursday

Thu, 03 Dec 2009 12:54:59 -0800

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 3, and is likely to play in Week 13.

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Chiefs | Vrabel returns to practice Wednesday

Wed, 02 Dec 2009 18:30:00 -0800

CBSSports.com reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel (knee) returned for the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 2.

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Chiefs | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 29 Nov 2009 12:06:20 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs have declared OG Andy Alleman, RB Dantrell Savage, LB Dave Herron, TE Jake O'Connell, LB Justin Rogers, QB Matt Gutierrez, LB Mike Vrabel, TE Sean P. Ryan inactive for Week 12.

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Chiefs | Vrabel questionable for Week 12

Fri, 27 Nov 2009 11:51:43 -0800

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 27. He is listed as questionable for Week 12.

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Chiefs | Four uncertain for Week 12

Thu, 26 Nov 2009 09:19:57 -0800

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs OG Andy Alleman (knee), LB Mike Vrabel (knee), RB Dantrell Savage (ankle) and LB Justin Rogers (thigh) are uncertain to play Week 12.

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Chiefs | Four limited Wednesday

Wed, 25 Nov 2009 17:31:08 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs OL Andy Alleman (knee), LB Justin Rogers (thigh), RB Dantrell Savage (ankle) and LB Mike Vrabel (knee) were limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 25.

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Chiefs | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 22 Nov 2009 09:01:12 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs have declared OG Andy Alleman, RB Dantrell Savage, LB Dave Herron, CB Donald Washington, TE Jake O'Connell, LB Justin Rogers, QB Matt Gutierrez, LB Mike Vrabel inactive for Week 11.

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Chiefs | Vrabel doubtful for Week 11

Fri, 20 Nov 2009 12:59:48 -0800

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 20. He is listed as doubtful for Week 11 and is not expected to play.

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Chiefs | Vrabel misses practice Thursday

Thu, 19 Nov 2009 12:19:17 -0800

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 19. He likely will not play in Week 11.

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Chiefs | Four miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 18 Nov 2009 18:29:19 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs OG Andy Alleman (knee), LB Dave Herron (knee), RB Dantrell Savage (ankle) and LB Mike Vrabel (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

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Chiefs | Vrabel questionable for Week 11

Sun, 15 Nov 2009 19:10:32 -0800

Updating a previous item, CBSSports.com reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel (knee) suffered a knee injury Week 10 and is questionable for the team's Week 11 game. He had a brace on his left knee after Week 10.

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Chiefs | Vrabel limps off Week 10

Sun, 15 Nov 2009 15:20:15 -0800

Kent Babb, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Cheifs LB Mike Vrabel (leg) limped off the field Week 10 with an apparent leg injury.

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Chiefs | Vrabel probable for Week 10

Fri, 13 Nov 2009 12:32:32 -0800

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel (hip) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 13. He is listed as probable for Week 10 and is expected to play.

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Chiefs | Vrabel limited Thursday

Thu, 12 Nov 2009 13:00:55 -0800

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel (hip) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 12. His status for Week 10 is uncertain.

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Chiefs | Four limited in practice Wednesday

Wed, 11 Nov 2009 16:49:46 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher (head), WR Chris Chambers (foot), C Wade Smith (ankle) and LB Mike Vrabel (hip) were limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 11.

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Chiefs | Vrabel did not ask to be traded

Sat, 06 Jun 2009 05:20:04 -0700

Kent Babb, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel admitted that he was confused when he was traded from the New England Patriots. "I'm here. I didn't sign up. There's a difference in this league in being a free agent and being traded," Vrabel said. "I don't know what to tell you. I got a call in March, and here I am. Don't confuse that I'm not excited to be here, because I'm here and I'm happy. ... I want to be here."

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Chiefs | Waters, Vrabel present at minicamp

Fri, 05 Jun 2009 09:37:26 -0700

Kent Babb, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs OG Brian Waters and LB Mike Vrabel were present for the start of the team's mandatory minicamp.

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Chiefs | Waters, Vrabel absent Monday

Mon, 01 Jun 2009 13:49:32 -0700

Kent Babb, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs OG Anthony Waters and LB Mike Vrabel were not present for the team's practice Monday, June 1.

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Chiefs | Haley expects Vrabel to participate in minicamp

Fri, 22 May 2009 15:03:42 -0700

KCChiefs.com reports Kansas City Chiefs head coach Todd Haley said he believes LB Mike Vrabel will attend the team's mandatory minicamp.

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Chiefs | Vrabel, Waters not present at practice Monday

Mon, 18 May 2009 13:26:53 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel and OG Brian Waters were not present for practice Monday, May 18.

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Chiefs | Vrabel to start on outside

Mon, 13 Apr 2009 11:25:34 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel will start at outside linebacker in the team's 3-4 defensive alignment.

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Chiefs | Vrabel wants role in goal-line offense

Mon, 09 Mar 2009 07:48:27 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel is lobbying to be a part of the team's goal-line offense, as he was with the New England Patriots. "If Tony Gonzalez was down there and I was down there, (defenses would) probably cover Tony Gonzalez before me," Vrabel said. "Maybe that could open up some possibilities for me."

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Chiefs | Vrabel willing to be end-zone receiver

Sun, 08 Mar 2009 14:11:42 -0700

Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs head coach Todd Haley said LB Mike Vrabel told him he would be willing to be a receiving tight end during plays near the end zone if needed.

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Chiefs | Vrabel has plenty left

Sat, 07 Mar 2009 02:44:54 -0800

NFL.com reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel said Friday, March 6, that he still has plenty of football left in him and that he will help improve the team. "I know that I have got some more football left," Vrabel said. "I can still play and I can still help the Chiefs and I will help the Chiefs. I have never gone into a season and said, 'I am going to do this, this and this.' I will promise you that I will work, I'll be consistent and, God willing, I will be durable. Those are the things that I like to think that I brought to the table in New England and will bring to the table in Kansas City."

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Patriots | To make run at Peppers?

Mon, 02 Mar 2009 02:55:48 -0800

John Tomase, of the Boston Herald, reports the New England Patriots could attempt to make a run at Carolina Panthers DL Julius Peppers with the cap money they saved and the draft pick acquired in the trade of QB Matt Cassel and LB Mike Vrabel to the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Chiefs | Cassel and Vrabel acquired for second-round pick

Sat, 28 Feb 2009 08:14:12 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs have announced they have traded a second-round pick (No. 34 overall) in the 2009 NFL Draft to the New England Patriots for QB Matt Cassel and LB Mike Vrabel. The deal is contingent on both players passing a physical and reporting.

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Chiefs | Cassel on board

Sat, 28 Feb 2009 07:58:47 -0800

Continuing what seems like a never-ending storyline, Adam Schefter, of NFL.com, reports the Kansas City Chiefs have now acquired QB Matt Cassel from the New England Patriots. Terms of the deal are not yet available. Mike Reiss, of The Boston Globe, reports LB Mike Vrabel, who was previously traded, is part of the trade agreement.

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Patriots | Vrabel traded

Fri, 27 Feb 2009 09:12:18 -0800

John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the New England Patriots have traded LB Mike Vrabel to the Kansas City Chiefs for an undisclosed draft pick.

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Chiefs | Vrabel acquired

Fri, 27 Feb 2009 09:10:54 -0800

Updating a previous report, John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Kansas City Chiefs have acquired LB Mike Vrabel from the New England Patriots for an undisclosed draft pick.

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Chiefs | Close to acquiring Vrabel

Fri, 27 Feb 2009 08:42:09 -0800

Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports New England Patriots LB Mike Vrabel is in Kansas City undergoing a physical so he can then be traded to the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Patriots | Vrabel removed from injury list

Fri, 12 Dec 2008 13:56:01 -0800

New England Patriots LB Mike Vrabel (neck) has been removed from the team's injury report for Week 15.

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Patriots | Vrabel limited in practice Thursday

Thu, 11 Dec 2008 14:44:04 -0800

New England Patriots LB Mike Vrabel (neck) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 11.

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Patriots | Vrabel limited during practice Wednesday

Wed, 10 Dec 2008 14:42:31 -0800

New England Patriots LB Mike Vrabel (neck) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 10.

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Dolphins | R. Williams regrets hit on Vrabel Week 3

Mon, 22 Sep 2008 18:17:14 -0700

Jeff Darlington and David J. Neal, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams said he probably wouldn't have thrown the open-field cut block ON New England Patriots LB Mike Vrabel Week 3 if he could do it over again. Williams threw the block on RB Ronnie Brown's 62-yard touchdown run. Williams said, " I thought it was legit. But I would have felt horrible if Ronnie's run got called back. I was just trying to hustle to make a play."

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